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storm, why the forecast has so many anxious to get the power back on. >> jobs for a job. more on why today's jobs report could have an impact on who gets hired to lead the nation. >> we deserve a nice weekend. the pressure is on. the forecast as 11 news continues right now. >> live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news today at 6:00. >> to live for joining us. >> will we ever see the sun again? >> we get a peak of it yesterday. it is not the best forecast for the weekend, but we do not have any big storms to talk about. it will be a little on the chilly side. a few clouds hanging out at the airport, 42 degrees.
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there could be a sprinkle or light rain shower passing by this morning. nothing of consequence. the high temperature of only 54 degrees. when we come back at center a few minutes, we will look at the seven-day forecast. first we will say hello to sarah. >> let's bring you up-to-date on some closures this morning due to water main breaks. here is one on pulaski highway at the haten memorial bridge. westbound lanes are closed. you may want to avoid it altogether and take 95 as an alternate. watch for closures along york road and cold spring due to water main breaks from yesterday. wilkens avenue closed for ongoing road work. we are doing pretty well with drive times at the moment. 10 minutes to travel south of 95
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from the beltway to 32. to and from cecil county, so far so good. take this as your alternate to westbound rte. 40. you can see here at the haten memorial bridge, all westbound lanes remain closed. that is the very latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story this morning as he travels through northeast baltimore, two water main breaks has two roads impassible this morning. >> they are hoping the one on cold spring will be fixed in the next couple of days but this one on new york road could be trickier. we have been watching a bulldozer go deep into a hole pulling out concrete and dirt -- the first one broke on cold spring lane early during the
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morning rush. just about 1 mile and a half away where we are in the 4600 block of york road, this one broke. they're saying it has nothing to do with the hurricane, but the culprit is old age. >> it is one of the things that happens with old infrastructure. we cannot predict when it will happen. >> the good news is the one on cold spring not affecting water for any residents. a day care had to be evacuated because of water damage. right now officials are not sure when this will be fixed. that work is actively going on right now. cars are passing by. it is not a complete shutdown. it is inconvenient as drivers tried to negotiate their way around the area. >> after four and a half days of
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around-the-clock efforts, crews are in the home stretch when it comes to restoring power. a little more than 3000 customers remained in the dark. bge has reconnected homes affected by the storm. the numbers -- the number of deaths attributed to sandy has risen. thursday martin o'malley observed conditions in garrett county. state emergency officials have moved their headquarters to western maryland. >> state republican leaders accused the state of placing the blame for pollution on the wrong people. a gathering at the dam, ej pipkin said the majority of the
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pollution comes from above the dam from other states. they say that is unfair marylanders have to cover the cost of the cleanup. >> as we have seen today the state of maryland is requiring the county to spend billions of dollars to clean up the lower part of the bay, but they're not addressing what is happening here. >> it is all coming down from pennsylvania and new york. for us to punish our citizens is not a good thing. >> debris and sentiment turned up and tropical storm lee was blamed for ruining the rock fish harvest. take a look at this. this video was captured of the storm's arrival, stretching it from saturday afternoon all the way through tuesday morning. while this is a fraction of it, you can see the entire video online at
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>> the devastation from sandy continues to reveal new complications making for a long and difficult recovery for people in the northeast. >> the calvary is arriving. electrical repair the heckles and volunteers from out of state are working to get the lights on in the northeast. for many without power, the lights have been off too long. >> there are people who have nothing but the clothes on their backs. >> it is frustrating to have to wait. >> very frustrating. >> desperation is now replacing sadness. >> they need to come here and help us. we need assistance. >> crews are trying to salvage a thriving community. people walked out of their homes are losing patience. >> talk to the rest of the home owners. >> we have the gas company try
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to shed the gas lines off. >> i would rather care about your life. >> from the hours long traffic jams and gas lines so long people are deriving literally on empty. >> we have been out here two and a half hours. >> in new york city many are questioning the mayor's priority as they prepare for a marathon. >> we are pulling bodies out of water. do you see the disconnect here? what's the pain from sandy fresh. >> forecasters say another winter storm is heading this way and it could be here well before the power is back on next week. >> at a time when they need all the help they can get, bureaucratic red tape is keeping electrical repair crews from lending a hand in new jersey. since they are not union
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employees, the crews are being turned away. they have now moved up to new york. a benefit telethon will be tonight at 8:00 hosted by matt lauer and carried by all of the networks of nbc universal. money collected will be donated to the american red cross. again, the hourlong telethon will be tonight at 8:00 on wbal tv 11. >> in this morning's project economy report, you may have heard it takes a job to get the job. that may be true for the man hoping their next job will be president of the united states. we are joined live with a story. any expectation of what the numbers might show? >> we are hearing predictions
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from economists that the unemployment rate will go up just a little bit, not above 8%, though. this comes as both candidates are on the trail working overtime on the final weekend of campaigning. >> do you want four more years where 23 million americans are struggling to have a good job? >> our work is not done as long as there is a single american who wants a job and cannot find one. >> even though many people will watch to see how both candidates reacted today's snapshot of the economy, some say you should look at the big picture over all -- the trend of the rate over several months. these polls show a vast majority of candidates are already locked into a candidate. if the unemployment rate rises above 8% -- >> it reinforces everything the romney campaign has been saying. barack obama oppose the plan is
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not working and we need to go a different direction. if it is lower than 8%, if it is significantly lower, it reinforces what obama has been saying. >> remember, all along the campaign season voters have said there are two issues that are the most important to them -- the economy and jobs. we will find out more about how both doing in about two and a half hours when the report comes out. >> it is 6:10 and 42 degrees at vw eyed. if you are one who hates the new timeline, you may be in luck. -- 42 degrees at bwi. >> after being caught up in one of the worst mass shootings in u.s. history, good news for victims recovering from injuries colorado. >> traffic tied up in several
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locations because of water main breaks. what to
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>> 46 degrees downtown. just a little quick note here.
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there is a school closure in the city. you can get all the information on our web site nothing to talk about going into the weekend weather wise. no big storms on the horizon or anything. there is one little disturbance in the upper levels of the atmosphere across the ohio valley. that will visit us this morning. you can barely see it on the satellite. if you look close you can see a rotation in the clouds. the clouds are starting to thicken up as the disturbance comes across the mountains. it is starting to produce sprinkles and snow flurries out in the higher elevations. as we drift over towards baltimore, a 20% chance of a sprinkle passing by. you do not have to take an umbrella with you. it will not effect the traffic. it will really enforce -- is cold air from canada will roll across the region and keep the temperature below average.
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we will be stuck in the 50's today. 42 degrees at the airport and 41 degrees rising sun. a slight chance for a -- the sky will clear tonight and it will be called when you wake up and enter the morning. down to maybe 32 in the colder northwest suburbs. it was a 41 in the city. daylight savings time comes to an end this weekend. the sun will be setting around 5:00. before you go to bed saturday night, set your clocks back one hour. 55 on sunday. i think most of the election they will be dry. there will be another storm coming up the coast that will give us a chance for rain tuesday night and wednesday next week. there might even be a little snow mixed in. the high-temperature only 48.
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6:15, what is happening on the roads? >> a few water main break closures to talk about. york road at cold spring. and also cold spring near hartford. a live picture of the work as they continue the process to repair the water main break and enter the area of cold spring and york. this is was down 40 at the haten memorial bridge. traffic being diverted down to 95. you can take 95 to avoid it altogether. watch for construction at look- ins avenue. the outer loop is in great shape. no problems on the outer loop other than building volume. six minutes on southbound 95 from the 895 split to fort mchenry. you can see, this is a good way to go.
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you want to avoid rte. 40 and stay away from memorial bridge because this is what the closure looks like right at the haten memorial bridge. that is the latest. >> taking a look at some of the top stories. two former penn state university officials face an arraignment on criminal charges in connection with the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. they already face several charges. on thursday, the attorney general it one more on them -- a child endangerment charge. the pair will fully looked the other way when presented with accusations of the abuse. a new death brings the number of deaths in the meningitis outbreak to 29. they are recalling all of their products. ameridose says they have not received any reports of illness, but they are taking a
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precautionary step. there is some good news for the shooting victims of the movie theater massacre in colorado. it will not be on the hook for their medical bills. the university of colorado hospital has reached an agreement to waive all fees. 12 people were killed in the shooting. >> in this morning's consumer alert, under armor is setting up shop along the south president street. consumers can expect cutting edge technology along with clothing, footwear, and accessories. the store is expected to open in february. a lot of people is -- a lot of people will soon start their holiday shopping, but does that does not mean the stores will be busier. sometimes the biggest competition is the store online. stores are stocking up to make sure shoppers that do come and
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do not find items out of stock. they are using special in person discounts and qr codes that get people to go to the brik and morter. do you prefer to do your holiday shopping online or in stores? share your response at, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail. facebook is testing out some new things to get users to stay on their side longer. the damage estimates for hurricane sandy continues to rise. >> the hurricane may be long gone, but parts of the northeast are still struggling pretty bad. there were miles of traffic jams for people looking for gas and still facing blackout. the pentagon has deployed 300 marines and sailors as we pick up the pieces.
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up to $20 billion of in insured losses. the big october jobs report due a head of the opening bell today. a nice rally for stocks yesterday on some strong economic reports due to consumer confidence and manufacturing. facebook users are unhappy about switching to timeline. facebook is testing out a new format with a small percentage of users. it places all posts in a single column on the left while activity updates are on the right. the daily reports facebook is also testing out a new classified ad service similar to craigslist. it is tentatively ismarketplace. -- it is tentatively called "marketplace."
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they are trying to keep people on their page longer to increase revenue. >> after what has felt like an eternity, the baltimore ravens are ready to get back onto the football field. keith mills tells us what they need to do when he joins us in the studio.
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>> good morning. let's start with a live picture of the problem we have been dealing with in the city. we have a water main break and construction continues on york road. a separate break along cold spring near hartford. it will take a few days to work for that. let's give you a look as we switch over to other problems but coming in. southbound 95, we will let you know if there are any lanes closed. another water main break is being repaired westbound on route 40 and enter the area of the haten memorial bridge. that closure is in effect westbound. you may want to take 95 and skipped altogether. on the lip of the beltway, the
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ramp is closed due to construction. let's give you an update on frederick rd., traffic on the web site starting to pick up. we lies between i 70 and frederick. -- the west side is starting to pick up. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the weather will state chili going into the weekend. 42 at the airport. forecast for today, a mixture of sunshine and clouds. a 20% chance of a rain shower or sprinkle. the high temperature today only 54 degrees. we will check the forecast for the weekend when i come back and enter a few minutes. >> -- in a few minutes. >> good morning, everybody. week nine is underway and the steelers have had a little
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snack. they played the giants sunday, but cannot find a hotel room in the new york, new jersey area. it will fly to the game sunday morning. the chargers busted open thanks to jerry and johnson, wearing no. 96. sean phillips recovers the fumble. 24-6. two minutes later, off the hands of beau. it is picked off and he is gone 59 yards. san diego snaps their three game skid. the baltimore ravens are getting ready for the browns sunday in cleveland. a lot of work is put in to avoid inconsistent play on the road. they will try to get the ball into the hands of ray rice.
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last year he rushed for 200 yards against the browns. cameron said it is keep the baltimore ravens move the ball and score early and often. >> that is one thing we are not quite as good at on the road is being on the same page. it might be any combination. the passing game, the running game. we are looking at everything from a communications standpoint how we can make sure on the road we are on the same page. >> college basketball tonight, maryland and indiana of pennsylvania. >> does the crowd make that much of a difference? >> not as much as the baltimore ravens are playing down to that level. >> the time now is 6:27. baltimore city police are asking for help in a search for a senior citizen who has gone missing. >> dpw crews working on water
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main breaks in the city. >> the sexual assault on a six- year old as she stood in line at a store counter. who police are looking for. >> several water main break closures to talk about. we will update you on those. two accide
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>> this is 11 news today at 6:00. >> welcome back. >> thank you for joining us. tgif. will we have some nice weather for the weekend? >> it will be quiet. it will only be in the 50's. we do not have any big storms to talk about. partly cloudy skies. this morning a slight chance for a sprinkle passing by. a high temperature only 54. we will check the seven-day forecast and a few minutes.
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>> our big story today, traffic and enter northeast baltimore will be snarled after a pair of water main breaks. >> jennifer is live with the story. these were not caused by the storm? >> they are saying it has to do with old age. what i am noticing right here is a little bit of confusion for drivers traveling along york roads. they are not sure where they are supposed to turn it around as crews worked to repair two water main breaks. hours later, another break 1 mile and a half away, at this time in the 4600 block of york road. >> they just happened to occur within six or seven hours of each other, and they are both unrelated to the hurricane. >> the culprit --
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>> it is one of the things that happens with old infrastructure. >> morgan state university was affected by the brake on cold spring, but no residents are without water. >> the roads are closed of the way down a couple of blocks. we expect it will take two more days to be repaired. >> 40 homes and businesses are without water, one was a day care that had to be evacuated. >> we opened at 4:00. we saw we had no water. 10 minutes later, in our house inspector told us we cannot serve anything without water. >> they are replacing pipes more than one century old at a faster pace. >> we are increasing the infrastructure we replaced. we hope to be up to 40 miles a year replacing the water main types. >> we are back live along the 4600 block where you are
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watching a bulldozer continually go into the hole pulling out more dirt. having been at these scenes a number of time, a more positive sign would be cruise and the whole replacing the pipe itself. they are still trying to get to the pipe and remove the dirt and concrete in there so they can really assess the situation. there is no word on when the water main break here on york road will be fixed. >> knew this morning, baltimore city police are looking for a missing man, ronald brown was last seen on the 2900 block of rogers avenue. he left his some driving a blue 2012 sonata. he is 5 foot 6 and weighs 145 pounds and suffers from dementia. he was last seen a wearing a yellow jacket and green pants
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and is missing his two front teeth. if you see him you are asked to call 911. federal services will be held today for alonzo gladen. he was helping his younger brother unload groceries when two men approached and opened fire. police are still looking for the suspects. the funeral begins at 11:00 this morning. >> city police look for the man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl inside of a south baltimore store. this happened on october 21-was waiting in line with a family member. they say this picture was obtained from a surveillance camera inside the store. >> some of the employees at the store did attempt to detain the suspect after the incident. the suspect did leave it. >> the suspect is described as hispanic, 5 1/6 with a medium
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build. he also has two gold teeth with a letter "j" on one of them. anyone who has seen him is urged to call the baltimore city police. >> of baltimore city police officer faces eight criminal counts with alleged corruption in the department. he is also accused of obstructing justice and attempting to influence a witness by corrupt means. the department will not tolerate criminal wrongdoing or corruption among the ranks. city homicide detectives make an arrest with connection -- he is arrested in connection to the killing of michael allen. he was taken to the hospital where he later died.
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>> good morning. it is starting to get busier out there. several incidents came in the past few minutes. i want to focus on this problem. water main breaks around the area. we have two water main breaks being worked on in the city. this one on west 40 at the memorial bridge. are being diverted over to i-95. avoided altogether and take i- 95 across the bridge. watch for a little bit of a delay on fort mchenry. slow going on the outer loop as we have an accident coming in the -- it could be affecting traffic on the outer loop without a lid delays. 95 at fort mchenry you can see it picking up in volume. part of it could be due to the
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south of accident. here's a look at the closure. of rte. 40 coming in and out of cecil county could be a problem for westbound drivers. >> it is a little on the chilly side. 42 at the airport. a 20% chance that you will run into a rain shower or sprinkle. nothing that is going to slow down the traffic. 54 for a high-temperature this afternoon, with below average this time of year. quiet but chilly with temperatures in the 50's. no big storms until the middle of next week. >> 6:37 and 42 degrees at the airport. george clooney is no stranger to politics. it turns out he has a historical connection. >> we are still taking your answers to the water cooler question of the day.
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do you prefer to do holiday shopping online or in the stores? you can share your results on, our facebook page,, our facebook page,
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>> when george lucas handed
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over paper's to hand over the disney empire, it turned out of money is not going into his already well line the pockets. he is putting the entire fund into his education foundation. for the past several years, he has devoted much of his financial holdings into philanthropic enterprises. >> according to, george clooney is the half first cousin from president lincoln. the genealogy break down this way. is other famous relative, rose mary cloony died in 2002. >> the time is 6:41 and 42 degrees at bwi airport.
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>> we will also take a look at a busy morning rush. several accidents. details coming up. >> a chilly start on this friday morning. what you can expect for the rest of the weekend.
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>> in the headlines, after four and a half days of round-the- clock efforts, crews are in the home stretch of restoring power. this morning a little under 3000 customers remained in the dark. they have reconnected 342,000
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homes and businesses affected by the storm. baltimore city police are looking for a missing man. ronald brown was last seen on rogers avenue. he left his some driving a blue sonata with maryland tags. he is 5 ft. 6, weighs about 145 pounds and suffers from dementia. he was last seen wearing a yellow jacket, a green shirt, and black pants. if you have seen him, you are asked to call 91. funeral services will be held for a navy sailor killed in baltimore. he was home on his first day of leave helping his younger brother and loaded groceries when two men approached him and opened fire. police are still looking for the suspects. the funeral begins at 11:00 at st. veronica's catholic church. >> it is a sprint to the finish.
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president barack obama and a mitt romney will be making a mad dash across the electorial map seeking the last swing state votes. >> both candidates land in ohio today. so far this is what their schedules look like. gov. romney visits seven states, including a rally in ohio with 100 supporters, politicians, and celebrities. he argued the president is running out of steam. >> he was the other day talking about saving characters on sesame street am playing word games with my name and attacking me on a regular basis -- attacks he knows are not true. >> president obama will visit 11 states with a focus on ohio. he will be there every day between now and the election making the argument,
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highlighting higher home prices and victories overseas. >> osama bin laden is dead. we have made real progress the past four years. but the president picked up an endorsement from new york mayor michael bloomberg it. he said new york is to busy for a presidential visit, but he writes applauding the his record on climate change. how will it all shake out on tuesday? >> i think mitt romney has a 50-50 chance to win the popular vote. i see it as harder to win the electoral vote. >> anxious to end what has been a long the campaign. >> problems of their on area roads this friday morning. it was down 40 is blocked at the memorial bridge due to a water
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main break repairs are you are diverted to 222 to 95. just skip the diversion and take 95. we have an accident on a mountain road and on the beltway, it reported crash. as you can see, we are looking at a develop -- a delay that develops over toward -- there are some plans closed on the area of lock raven. cold spring between hartford. washington boulevard. another one coming in on richie prior to route 50. let's give you a live at view of traffic. it is barely moving on the outer loop from bellaire road over to lock raven. pulaski highway, route 40 by the memorial bridge. watch for those closures.
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that is the very latest. >> it will be nice and quiet going into the weekend it. it will be chilly, but there is not a lot for us to talk about weather wise. a little disturbance may produce sprinkel is for us this morning. nothing of any consequence. if you look closely, you can see the circulation. last night these guys are basically clear. now they are filling back and around the baltimore. there are a few showers trying to prop up on hd doppler. as this disturbance comes out of the mountains, we will put that 20% or 30% that there could be a brief rain shower. what these disturbances do is reinforce the cold air. they drag it into words baltimore. the temperatures will not change much going into the weekend.
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42 at the airport. the forecast for today, a mixture of sunshine and clouds. a slight chance for a sprinkle or rain shower this morning. the high temperature is this afternoon between 51 and 56. temperatures will drop back into the low 30's in the northwest suburbs. there will probably be some frost on the ground when you wake up. the sunset is 6:04. we set our clocks back this weekend, so the sun will be going down at 5:00. saturday night before you go to bed, said the clocks back one hour. next week it will be fine. on election day, it will be dry. could be some rain coming in tuesday night. it might be chilly enough for enough -- for a few snowflakes on wednesday with highs in the 40's. >> time for a last look at the
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big story. a pair of water brian -- water main breaks is causing headaches for commuters. >> we are here on the 4600 block of york road. when you see chunks of asphalt on the roadway, not a good thing. these happened about six or seven hours a part. they are about 1 mile and a half a part. public-works crews busy in the 1800 block of east cold spring lane. hours later about 1 mile and a half away, this one on the 4600 block of york road. officials say both are unrelated. they also say they had nothing to do with the hurricane. they said it all happen to do -- it all happened because of old age. crews are at work. we have seen them working with a bulldozer digging up the roadway.
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they have not gotten to the pipe. that is bad news in terms of getting it fixed. >> the big question -- any word on when these roads will be reopened? >> it looks like the one on cold spring they are making more progress with. they are hoping to get that one done in the next two days. we can see they are still working to get to this pipe. they are not giving as a time frame on that. >> a rough week for people who live there. the time is 6:52, it is 42 degrees at the airport. >> we will get a last look at weather and traffic before you head out to start your day.
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this morning we asked if you prefer to do your holiday shopping online or in stores. >> online, at less hassle and stress and you do not deal with parking or repeople. >> both. nice when you do not have to pay tax online or shipping in a store. >> in recent years i have chosen to shop local at the farmers' market with local crafters or baking gifts. christmas has become too commercialized. more answers on our web site, >> it seems to peace and quiet can really do a lot to help a person recuperate.
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what a new report shows about the healing power of serenity. >> a new zealand airline is getting some help with some celebrities. a video making people pay closer attention to airline safety. what is happening on the roads? >> a lot of problems at the moment. kind of a busy friday rush. water main breaks, westbound 40 closed by haten memorial bridge. another crash reported on the outer loop at loch raven. watch for water main break closures at york and cold spring. washington boulevard and route 32, watch for an accident. a quick live look at traffic. here is an update on the delays on the north side.
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it is an chiang along toward delany. 40 is blocked at the haten memorial bridge. >> it will be a little chilly for this time of year, but there is no rain to talk about. 54 today. maybe a sprinkle. that will be it. the average high is 62. maybe by the middle of next week, we will see another storm coming up the coast. that will be a cold rain with maybe a few snowflakes mixed in. basically just chilly temperatures. >> and saturday night we fall back one hour. >> check the smoke detectors, too, while you are at it. thank you for joining us today. >> back with a live update at 7:25.
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